Laryngeal saccule

The laryngeal saccule is a mucosa-lined pouch that arises from the anterior aspect of the roof of the laryngeal ventricle. It is most prominent in newborns but involutes during childhood.


Related pathology

Dilatation of the laryngeal saccule is known as a laryngocele.

Anatomy: Head and neck

Anatomy: Head and neck

Article information

rID: 61158
System: Head & Neck
Section: Anatomy
Tag: refs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Laryngeal appendix
  • Appendix (larynx)
  • Appendix of the larynx
  • Saccule (larynx)
  • Saccule of the larynx

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